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Exploring Hidden Histories

Hidden Histories

Through 2016-18, Wales for Peace will be supporting volunteers, schools and community groups across Wales to explore their hidden histories, and to start sharing their stories publicly to bring together Wales' 'peace heritage' story.This 'Hidden Histories' area has been put together to guide you through the process of exploring and producing your own projects, with links to useful online references and resources to make it as easy as possible - and to develop fun and transferable skills along the way!

1. Choose a Topic

2. Research (using Online and Offline sources)

3. Record (Interviewing people, Digitising documents / images or recording Oral Histories)

4. Writing Up (for Blogs, feature article for community / local media, study essays or dissertations)

5. Present (Digital Storytelling / short films, presentation packages and animation)

6. Share (Online publication and promotion through Peace Map and Social Media)


Peace Heritage Training Guide for Volunteers 

This pack accompanies WCIA's Peace Heritage Training for digital volunteers and community contributors, with 'self-guidance' and resource links.


Hidden Histories Guide for Schools & Community Groups

This toolkit is for teachers and community facilitators to download and use with groups or individuals undertaking self-led hidden histories projects.


Contribute - become a Peace Heritage Champion!

Do you know a Hidden History that could be shared? We can provide community groups, schools and volunteers with support, training, help accessing funding, or with sharing your projects or memories directly.

Download our Hidden Histories contact form and send to walesforpeace@wcia.org.uk - or contact our WCIA team in North and South Wales.

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